Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Company B, 19th New York Cavalry
( 1st New York Dragoons).
Place and date: At Five Forks, Va., 1 April 1865.
Entered service at: ?.
Birth: Springport, N.Y.
Date of issue: 3 May
Citation: While advancing in front of his company and alone, he found
himself surrounded by the enemy. He accosted a nearby enemy flag_bearer
demanding the surrender of the group. His effective firing of one shot
so demoralized the unit that it surrendered with flag.
This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)